What is MILITIA?

The body of soldiers In a state enrolled for discipline, but not engaged inactual service except in emergencies, as distinguished from regular troops or a standing army. See Ex parte McCants, 39 Ala. 112; Worth v. Craven County, 118 N. C. 112, 24 S. E 778; Brown v. Newark, 29 N. J. Law, 238.

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